Mining major Vedanta on Monday told a panel here, constituted by the National Green Tribunal, that the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent to operate its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin was bad in law, according to sources.
The panel, headed by former Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, Tarun Agrawal, heard the over one-hour-long submission by senior counsel P S Raman for the plant at its sitting here.
Journalists were barred from entering the premises of the NGT's Southern Bench, where the panel held its sitting.
The counsel for the company assailed the April 9 order of the Board and claimed that the reasons given for not renewing consent were either "erroneous" or "false," and thus bad in law, the sources told
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